Brasil

August 15 Demonstration in Brasilia

National Campaign Against the Work Pace in Poultry Plants

 

 


 

 

12-05-2012 Bolivia | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
With Ángel Asturizaga
Outsourcing: A new form of slavery

Labor movement pushes to have it banned by law
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

11-20-2012 Brazil | UNIONS | MEATPACKING
We demand a law to regulate work in meatpacking plants now!
225 organizations from 84 countries support the IUF’s Campaign for the immediate approval of a Regulating Standard (RS) to stop Brazil’s meatpacking plants from massacring its workers

Rel-UITA

 

10-15-2012 México  | FEMSA | DAIRY
Eggs in different baskets
Coca Cola in the dairy world

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

1-10-2012  Brazil | ARCOR | PEPSICO
With Marcos Araujo
Workers of Arcor and PepsiCo organized
Trade unions and companies unable to reach agreements 
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

10-8-2012 World | DAIRY INDUSTRY | CURRENT SITUATION
The dairy world today
A study by Aurelio Suárez Montoya entitled “Colombia, one more piece in the conquest of the ‘new dairy’ world” was presented in the framework of the IUF’s Latin American Dairy Sector Seminar. Suárez Montoya is a member of the organization “Salvación Agropecuaria,” with which IUF Latin America has been coordinating resources and joint actions for years

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias y Héctor Ponce

 

21-9-2012 20 Spain | TRADE UNIONS | CRISIS
With Emilio Ferrero López
“The government not only curtails rights, they also intend to put an end to union organizations”

Rel-UITA
| Gerardo Iglesias 

 

20-9-2012 Spain | TRADE UNIONS | RESISTANCE
With Fernando Medina Gómez
If the government doesn’t make things right, we are headed towards a new general strike

Rel-UITA 

 

9-5-2012 Dominican Republic | TRADE UNIONS | PEPSICO
Labor and gender abuse in Frito-Lay Dominicana
Frito-Lay Dominicana is a PepsiCo subsidiary that operates in Santo Domingo producing snacks. It has a history of marked antiunionism and abuses against any workers who try to organize themselves

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

8-30-2012 Uruguay | UNIONS | COCA COLA
With Ernest Zelko
“The greatest challenge ahead is to train young workers in becoming involved in union activities”

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

8-17-2012  SABMiller | ANTIUNIONISM | DISCRIMINATION
The greater the profit, the harsher the union repression
Global profits for the transnational corporation increased by 8 percent fueled by sales in Latin America, a region where it cracks down on any attempt at unionization

Rel-UITA | Daniel Gatti

 

8-17-2012  Dominican Republic | COCA-COLA
With Linares Díaz Cabral
New collective bargaining agreement signed
“Another step forward”

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

8-15-2012 Guatemala | COCA-COLA
IUF Mission to Guatemala
With Carlos Alberto Luch
The signing of the collective bargaining agreement brought stability

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

8-7-2012  Argentina | TRADE UNIONS | DAIRY INDUSTRY
To anyone willing to listen
ATILRA speaks out to refute industry claims that pit dairy farmers against workers

Rel-UITA | ATILRA

 

8-7-2012  Honduras | TIERRAS | SABMiller
With Marco Ramiro Lobo
SABMiller lands expropriated
Strong pressures to withdraw resolution

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

7-31-2012 Colombia | SABMiller | ANTIUNIONISM
A psychopathic “family”
SABMiller ranks second in the world in beer production and first in antiunionism

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

7-16-2012 Nicaragua | TRADE UNIONS | COCA COLA
“We should take pride in being workers”
SUT-INARSA, of Coca-Cola FEMSA, holds general assembly 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

7-16-2012  Peru | TRADE UNIONS | AMBEV
AmBev could be penalized for antiunion practices
The Brazilian transnational corporation suspended nine unionized workers and four union leaders and has yet to explain its decision to the Labor Ministry

Rel-UITA | Julia Vicuña Yacarine

 

7-9-2012  Dominican Republic | COCA-COLA
With Linares Díaz Cabral
SATRABECO trains for upcoming negotiation with Coca-Cola

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

7-6-2012 Peru | TRADE UNIONS | AmBev
AmBev cracks down on new union
Thirteen unionized workers suspended

Rel-UITA | Julia Vicuña Yacarine

 

7-3-2012  Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | BREWERIES
Anti-union stance in Schincariol
Letter of concern and solidarity with the Campinas-São Paulo Union from IUF Latin America

Rel-UITA

  

7-1-2012  Paraguay | COUP | HR
With President Fernando Lugo
“The laboratory for this was Honduras, three years ago; in Paraguay it was perfected”
Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

6-15-2012 Brazil | SUGAR-ALCOHOL INDUSTRY
With Antonio Gonçálves Filho
“We'll paralyze every mill in the state

 if we have to”
São Paulo sugar-alcohol workers on alert

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

6-11-2012  Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
With Wilson Vidoto
Agreement in Coca-Cola
The company presented a much-improved counteroffer

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

6-8-2012  Colombia | TRADE UNIONS | HUMAN RIGHTS
Colombia: Violence and its many manifestations
Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

6-6-2012 Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
With Wilson Vidoto
Imminent strike in Coca-Cola Marília, São Paulo
Union demands that transnational corporation better its offer  
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

6-4-2012 Uruguay | TRADE UNIONS | PM
With Gerardo Pereira
The abuse continues
The SAT held a press conference to address several issues 
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

5-31-2012 Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | GRITO DA TERRA
Agrarian reform and an end to rural violence
Grito da Terra is the largest annual mobilization organized by CONTAG 
 Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

5-15-2012 Panama | TRADE UNIONS | SABMILLER
Voices and faces of SITRAFCOREBGASCELIS
Retained, suspended and fired workers won’t back down 
 Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi
 

 

5-8-2012 Panama | TRADE UNIONS | SABMILLER
With Alejandro John
Attack on labor at SABMiller
Workers held against their will for refusal to sign veiled dismissal  
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

5-11-2012 Latin America │ FELATRAC │ COCA-COLA
Four years of work and struggle
FELATRAC celebrates a new anniversary

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

5-10-2012  Panama | TRADE UNIONS | SABMILLER
With Alejandro John
SABMiller persists with its savage antiunionism
The transnational corporation now suspends 24 workers 
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

5-9-2012 Nicaragua | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
With Daniel Reyes
New collective bargaining agreement
in Coca-Cola FEMSA

Guaranteed job stability and economic improvements

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

5-8-2012  Panamá | TRADE UNIONS | SABMILLER
Letter from IUF Latin America

to the President of Panama
SABMiller tramples National Constitution, Labor Code and International Conventions ratified by Panama

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

5-7-2012  Panama | TRADE UNIONS | SABMILLER
URGENT COMMUNICATION
SABMiller holds workers against their will to force them to accept dismissal

Rel-UITA | SITRAFCOREBGASCELIS | Alejandro John

 

5-2-2012  Uruguay | TRADE UNIONS | DECENT WORK
With Graciela Espinosa
Uruguay ratifies Convention 189
New victory for domestic workers

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

4-30-2012 Colombia | VIOLENCE | HUMAN RIGHTS
Letter from IUF Latin America

to the president of SINALCORTEROS
In reaction to the murder of Daniel Aguirre, general secretary of the National Union of Sugarcane Cutters

Rel-UITA

 

4-30-2012 Colombia | VIOLENCE | HUMAN RIGHTS
SINALCORTEROS communiqué
Denouncing the murder of Daniel Aguirre, General Secretary of the National Union of Sugarcane Cutters
Rel-UITA | SINALCORTEROS

 

26-4-2012  Nicaragua | TRADE UNIONS
With Daniel Reyes
SUT-INARSA and Coca-Cola FEMSA begin collective bargaining negotiations
Strong expectations among workers
Giorgio Trucchi

 

4-19-2012 Geneva | IUF | CONDOLENCES
IUF mourns the passing of fellow unionist Oscar Payuyo
Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

4-2-2012 Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | COCA COLA
With Carlos Luch
STECSA secures important collective bargaining agreement 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

3-21-2012  Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | COCA COLA
With David Morales
STECSA in permanent mobilization
The union has stepped up protest actions

Giorgio Trucchi

 

3-19-2012 Argentina | WOMEN | TRADE UNIONS
Silvia Villaverde is awarded distinction
The President of the IUF’s International Women’s Committee is recognized for her work in the Equal Opportunity and Treatment at Work Committee

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

3-12-2012  Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
With Carlos Luch
“We won't stand for an attack on work stability”

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

3-7-2012 Colombia | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
New SICO-Urabá Collective Bargaining Agreement
New agreement enhances economic and social gains

Rel-UITA | Luis Alejandro Pedraza

 

3-6-2012  Guatemala | UNIONS | COCA-COLA
STECSA warms up its engines
Workers mobilized against Coca-Cola FEMSA’s delaying tactics

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

2-24-2012 Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | VIOLENCE
Open letter from IUF Latin America

to the President of Guatemala
Violence against SITRABI

Rel-UITA

 

2-24-2012  Peru | TRADE UNIONS | BEVERAGES
Kola Real workers march to Lima to demand reinstatement of union leader
Rel-UITA | Julia Vicuña Yacarine

 

2-23-2012 El Salvador | TRADE UNIONS | ALERT
Open letter from the LIDO SA Workers' Union to the Salvadorian President and Labor Minister
Rel-UITA | SELSA

 

2-23-2012  Honduras | HR | AFRICAN PALM
Army harasses foreign journalists in Bajo Aguán
Rel-UITA correspondent Giorgio Trucchi reports the incident 
C-Libre

 

2-22-2012 Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HUMAN RIGHTS
Successful International Meeting for Human Rights and Against Exploitation
United in solidarity to support the struggle in Bajo Aguán 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

2-16-2012 Chile | COMPANIES | COCA-COLA
Embotelladora Andina

takes over Coca-Cola Polar
Merger to create one of Latin America’s largest bottlers 
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

2-16-2012  Guatemala | VIOLENCE | BANANA
Violence against SITRABI continues
Five union members murdered in less than a year

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

2-15-2012 Chile | TRADE UNIONS | DAIRY INDUSTRY
With Aldo Lezana Contreras
Unprecedented meeting between FENATRAL and Fonterra management

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

2-14-2012  Panama | TRADE UNIONS | NESTLÉ
SITEA signs new collective agreement with Nestlé
After 43 days of negotiations, the Industrial Packaging, Food and Related Industry Workers’ Union signed an agreement for a term of three years

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

2-13-2012 Uruguay | PHILIP MORRIS | Tobacco
Incompetence and falsehoods
The decision by PM's Uruguayan subsidiary to close down reveals its management’s great incompetence and the lack of scruples in resorting to false arguments 
Rel-UITA | Enildo Iglesias
 

2-9-2012 Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | HR
FESTRAS Statement
Upon the death of our fellow unionist Jorge Enrique Torres Lezama
Advisor to FESTRAS, STECSA and other Guatemalan labor organizations 
Rel-UITA | FESTRAS

 

2-7-2012 Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HR
Contempt for life and other people's sorrow
Climate of persecution persists in Bajo Aguán
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

2-1-2012  Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
With Carlos Alberto Luch Álvarez
We are a new Governing Committee, but we know which way to go

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

01-24-2012  Panama | TRADE UNIONS | DAIRY
With Marcelino Macías Reyes
Crucial stage in negotiations with Nestlé Panama

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

01-24-2012 Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HR
“They want to strangle us financially”
MUCA reports landlords’ criminal strategy

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

1-20-2012 Honduras | TRADE UNIONS | SABMILLER
With Felicito Ávila, Minister of Labour
STIBYS – SABMiller/Coca Cola Agreement: a role model   Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

1-20-2012  Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HR
Another MUCA leader murder by hired guns
Two-year land struggle brings death toll of massacred peasants to 45 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

01-19-2012 Colombia | HUMAN RIGHTS | SEATECH
Fundación Manos Muertas reports abuses
The company Recursos Especiales violates right to privacy with illegal "house calls"

Rel-UITA | Fundación Manos Muertas

 

1-18-2012 Uruguay | TRADE UNIONS | AGREEMENT
With Gustavo Sotelo and Hugo Infanzón
STCC and Coca Cola sign an Agreement after a 2-year negotiation  Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

1-18-2012  Honduras | UNIONS | SABMILLER
STIBYS signs a new Collective Agreement with SABMiller
Defense of permanent jobs is essential

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

01-17-2012  Honduras | TRADE UNIONS | CONGRESS
21st STIBYS Extraordinary Congress
New SABMiller agreement ratified

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi
 

12-27-2011 Dominican Republic | PEPSICO
With Alexander Mosquea
Implacable unión persecution in Frito Lay
SINTRALAYDO denounces the abuses of the transnational company

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

12-26-2011 Chile | TRADE UNIONS | DAIRY
With Aldo Lezana
SOPROLE-FONTERRA: A thirst for vengeance
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

12-5-2011  Perú | UNIONS | BEVERAGES
With Benancio Aguilar
Strike breaks out at Coca Cola and Inca Kola

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

11-21-2011 Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | HRCT
With Moacyr Roberto Tesch
CONTRATUH joins IUF
A globalized world calls for a globalized struggle

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

11-22-2011  Geneva - Mar del Plata | IUF
With Norberto Latorre
President of the Global Committee of the HRCT Group and new president of the IUF’s Latin American Executive Committee

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

11-21-2011  Argentina | COCA COLA
With Pablo Quiroga
Frank support to what has been done

in the past five years
A positive Conference

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

10-27-2011  Uruguay | TRADE UNIONS | PM PLANT CLOSURE
With Gerardo Pereira
Philip Morris occupation continues
Forty-five laid-off workers caught in the middle of the company’s retaliation against the Uruguayan government 
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

10-21-2011  Colombia | OIL PALM | CAMPAIGN
Solidarity Campaign in Support of the Cane Workers of Puerto Wilches
For decent work in oil palm plantations 
Rel-UITA

 

10-21-2011  Perú | UNIONS | COCA COLA
With Raúl Rengifo and Daniel Ortiz
Coca Cola Unions break off relations with the company
Lindley Corporation offers laughable pay rise

Rel-UITA | Julia Vicuña Yacarine

 

9-19-2011  Colombia | SEATECH | HR
With Maribel Acosta
SEATECH shreds more than just tuna
“I worked myself to the bone for the company and got kicked to the curb”

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

9-16-2011  Dominican Republic | UNIONS | PEPSICO
With Alexander Mosquea
Anti-unionism and persecution in Frito-Lay Dominicana  
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

9-6-2011  Brazil | MEATPACKING | JBS
With Carlúcio Gomes da Rocha
JBS – Friboi puts more than

a thousand workers out of a job
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

  
9-6-2011  Guatemala – Honduras | BEVERAGES | UNIONS
New meeting of STECSA and STIBYS
Unity and support before the process of collective bargaining 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

9-2-2011 Chile | TRADE UNIONS | NATIONAL STRIKE
With Cijifredo Vera
The Chilean people got tired of waiting
Successful national strike on August 24 & 25

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

8-29-2011 Colombia | Dairy industry | Food security
Senator Robledo alerts government of huge operation to smuggle in 30,000 tons of powdered milk
New Zealand milk to be brought into the country as Venezuelan 
Senator Jorge Enrique Robledo

 

9-2-2011  Brazil
MEATPACKING | WORKING CONDITIONS
With Siderlei de Oliveira
Positive assessment of Regulating Standard by the labor movement
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

8-31-2011  Brazil | VIOLENCE | PARA
Violence in Pará
More than one homicide per month over the last 15 years 
Rel-UITA | CPT

 

8-30-2011 Latin America | DISAPPEARED | HR
Elegy to memory
The authorities want to store memory away in an attempt to bury the wealth of rebelliousness it contains 
Rel-UITA | Jair Krischke

 

8-22-2011  Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | MEATPACKING
With Siderlei de Oliveira
Proposed regulatory standard to be put to public consultation
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 


8-17-2011 Colombia | HR | TRADE UNIONS
Hernán Darío “Bolillo” Gómez,

SABMiller and violence
Transnational corporation can’t see the beam in its own eye 
Rel-UITA | Luis Alejandro Pedraza

 

8-17-2011  Brazil | WOMEN | AGRICULTURE
With Alessandra da Costa
The Marcha das Margaridas 2011 is off!

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

8-16-2011 Uruguay | WRM | SOCIETY
In memory of a dear friend
Ricardo Carrere
Former international coordinator of the World Rainforest Movement
Rel-UITA | Enildo Iglesias
 

8-11-2011 Guatemala | COCA-COLA
With Francisco Barillas
STECSA, concern in view of stagnation in the collective bargaining

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

8-9-2011 Dominican Republic | UNIONS | PEPSICO
With Alexander Mosquea
Frito Lay Union has joined the UITA

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez 

 

8-9-2011 Bolivia | TRADE UNIONS | COCA-COLA
With Ángel Asturizaga
“It's very important that we join FELATRAC”
Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

8-8-2011 Guatemala - Honduras | COCA-COLA
STECSA and STIBYS join forces in their collective bargaining processes
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 
8-4-2011 Colombia | BANANA | HR
With Guillermo Rivera
Conflict at Finca El Dorado continues

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 
8-2-2011 Argentina – Spain | HRCT | CONGRESS
Responsible, ethical and sustainable
tourism is possible

IUF to represent workers at UNWTO’s 1st International Congress on Ethics and Tourism

Rel-UITA | Norberto Latorre

 
8-2-2011 Brazil | FRANCE | DOUX
With Hélène Deborde
"The best news I'm taking back to Doux workers in France is the possibility of joint actions"
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 
7-27-2011 Colombia | BANANA | CONFLICT
Brutal feudalism
Alarming situation at Finca El Dorado, located in the municipality of Apartadó, in the banana-producing region of Urabá, and a world away from decent work

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

7-22-2011 Colombia | SEATECH | LAYOFFS
With Pedro Londoño
Mass layoffs at Seatech tuna plant
Company lays off 14 workers with RSI for the second time 
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

7-19-2010  Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | UNILEVER
With Melquíades Araújo
Negotiations in Unilever Valinhos at a deadlock

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

7-15-2011  Honduras | African Palma | HR
Stop repression and impunity in Bajo Aguán now!
International Mission organizations present final report

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

7-14-2011  Argentina | TRADE UNIONS | AGREEMENT
With Norberto Latorre
UTHGRA obtains important wage increase
Workers secure a 34 percent raise

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

12-7-2011  Colombia | UNIONS | COCA COLA
With Roberto Martínez
Outsourcing and union persecution, part of Coca Cola FEMSA ingredients

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

5-7-2011  Dominican Republic | UNIONS | TRAINING
Workers Union of Frito-Lay
Seminar: UITA, what is it and what does it do?

Rel-UITA | Bernabel Matos

 

7-1-2011  Chile | NESTLÉ | TRADE UNIONS
Nestlé Chile: Shared value?
Fourth Union of Nestlé workers prepares strike as collective bargaining fails

Rel-UITA | Daniel García

 

7-1-2011  Brazil | HEINEKEN | CONFLICT
With Antonio Gonçálves Filho
Imminent strike at Heineken, Araraquara

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

30-6-2011 Guatemala | STECSA | FEMSA
Outsourcing is cut out at Embotelladora Central
A campaign of STECSA has the aim to reduce outsourcing to the minimum

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

6-30-2011  Peru | TRADE UNIONS | SABMILLER
With Nilton Flores
Unjust dismissals at Backus – SABMiller break off direct dealings
Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

6-27-2011 Guatemala | Unions | COCA COLA
With Francisco Barillas
The collective bargaining slowly moves forward

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

6-27-2011 Switzerland | ILO | CONVENTION
With Barbro Budín
“We will remember this day forever as our anniversary”
New domestic workers convention

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 
6-21-2011  Brazil | MEATPACKING | PRECARIOUS WORK
With Päivi Pöyhönen
No longer a silent massacre

Rel-UITA | Laura Madero

 

6-21-2011 Honduras | BAJO AGUÁN | VIOLENCE
International Statement
International Networks Denounce Ongoing Killings and Severe Human Rights Violations 
Rel-UITA

 

6-20-2011  Chile | TRADE UNIONS | FONTERRA
With Aldo Lezana
Historic victory for Soprole-FONTERRA workers

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

6-16-2011  Chile | TRADE UNIONS | STRIKE
Strike continues as Prolesur fails to better its proposal
The 120 workers of the Soprole (FONTERRA) subsidiary maintain work stoppage at Osorno plant

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

6-15-2011 Brazil | VIOLENCE | HUMAN RIGHTS
Killings in the Amazon
Obede Loyla Souza:
Fifth murder victim in the last 20 days

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín


6-14-2011  Honduras | HR | AFRICAN PALM
Open letter from IUF Latin America
to Porfirio Lobo

Impunity and repression continue in Bajo Aguán

Rel-UITA

 

6-14-2011  Chile | TRADE UNIONS | PROLESUR STRIKE
Open letter from IUF Latin America to Chile's minister of labor
Regarding the PROLESUR (Fonterra) conflict

 

6-12-2011  Guatemala | HR | IUF MISSION
“Idar Joel Hernández Godoy” Mission
IUF and General Prosecutor’s Office agree to set up working group

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

6-9-2011 Brasil | Unions | COCA COLA
Union achieves wage settlement in Coca Cola
´The company tried to defeat us by fatigue, but the workers proved they are organized and trust the Union´.
Rel-UITA | STIA-Limeira | Artur Bueno Júnior

 

6-9-2011  Colombia | BANANA SECTOR | DECENT WORK
Important meeting between Rel-UITA,
SINTRAINAGRO and AUGURA

Social dialogue advances in Urabá

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias  

 

6-8-2011 Brazil | AMAZON | HR
Open Letter from IUF Latin America
to the President of Brazil

Regarding the murder of Marcos Gomes da Silva

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

6-7-2011  Uruguay | UNIONS | COCA COLA
Favourable agreement for the cleaning workers
Unconditional support of the STCC

Rel-UITA | Laura Madero

 

6-6-2011  Honduras | PUERTO RICO | PEPSICO
With José Rodríguez Vélez
Same employer, same problems
The MSS from Puerto Rico in Honduras

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

6-6-2011 Colombia | FORESTS | MINING
Deforestation and mining: This combo today means hunger and thirst for tomorrow
Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

6-6-2011 Uruguay | Unions | COCA COLA
With Gustavo Sotelo
The Union has been able to make 74 more workers be permanent

Rel-UITA | Laura Madero

 

6-3-2011 Uruguay | MEAT INDUSTRY | MEETING POINT
Building a “country strategy”
An unprecedented initiative that gathered all the stakeholders in the sector

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

6-2-2011 Uruguay | MEAT INDUSTRY | FORUM
Uruguayan Meat Industry Forum
Different views, a single national vision
Rel-UITA

 

6-1-2011  Uruguay | MEATPACKING | CHALLENGES
With Felipe Carballo
“Inclusion, innovation and work for all”
IUF Latin America participates in Meat Industry Forum

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

5-30-2011  Brazil | AMAZON | HR
Open Letter from IUF Latin America to the President of Brazil
Denouncing the murder of José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva (Zé Cláudio) and Maria do Espírito Santo Silva

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

5-26-2011  Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | VIOLENCE
Finance secretary of Izabal Banana Workers' Union murdered
CUSG – SITRABI Statement

Rel-UITA | CUSG | SITRABI

 

5-24-2011 Colombia | SEATECH | HR
With Edna Guzmán Palacio
“It's very hard to lead a normal life when you go to bed in pain and wake up in pain”

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

2011-05-23  Colombia | SEATECH | FINE
SEATECH fined by the Ministry of Social Protection
USTRIAL Press Release

Rel-UITA | USTRIAL

 

5-18-2011  Honduras | African palm | HR
All out war on Bajo Aguán peasants
Wave of murders, torture and disappearances continues in Honduras

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

5-17-2011  Colombia | PALM | POVERTY
With Luis Enrique Valverde
Palm and poverty go hand in hand

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias

 

5-15-2011 Argentina | COCA COLA | FELATRAC
FELATRAC commemorates its 3rd anniversary
Greetings from the president of the Latin American Federation of Coca Cola Workers

Rel-UITA |  FELATRAC | Raúl Álvarez 

 

5-13-2011  Colombia | SEATECH | HR
With Elvira Luna Ricardo
SEATECH's modern-day slaves

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias 

 

5-12-2011  Brazil | GRITO DA TERRA
With Carmen Foro
For a sustainable Brazil, without hunger and poverty

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

5-9-2011  Colombia | SINTRAINAGRO | WOMEN
With Adela Torres Tovar
Women banana workers take action
Weaving a path of identity and citizenship

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias 

 

5-5-2011 Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HR
The violence continues
Aguán peasants surrounded and attacked by military and police forces

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

5-4-2011  Brazil | HEALTH | MEAT PACKING
CONTAC mobilizes across the country
We demand a law to regulate work in meatpacking plants now!

Rel-UITA | Siderlei de Oliveira  

 

4-28-2011  Colombia | TRADE UNIONS | VIOLENCE
With Sonia Judith Vásquez
Despite the government's promises, Colombians continue to suffer death threats and harassment

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias 

 

4-26-2011  Brazil | POULTRY INDUSTRY | DOUX
With Arlete Beatriz Schmitz
“We're very concerned over the huge number of workers affected, and we see no immediate solution”

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias 

 

4-26-2011 Guatemala | TRADE UNIONS | VIOLENCE
Murder of unionist in Izabal
An inquiry is underway
Last April 10, Oscar González was gunned down on his way to his place of work

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez

 

4-18-2011  Honduras | Palma | DDHH
With Eva Filzmoser
French power giant terminates agreement with Miguel Facussé’s company

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

4-18-2011  Brazil | TRADE UNIONS | AJINOMOTO
With Artur Bueno de Camargo Júnior
Ajinomoto strikes again
The Japanese transnational corporation stops deducting union fees

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez 

 

4-14-2011  Guatemala | VIOLENCE | TRADE UNIONS
Union leader murdered in Izabal
Victim Oscar González was assistant secretary of organization at SITRABI’s Chickasaw chapter

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez 

 

4-14-2011  Honduras | PALM | HR
With Martin Wolpold-Bosien
“The violence against peasant families now has a financial cost for the perpetrators”

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

4-13-2011  Honduras | Companies | PEPSICO
CABCorp (PepsiCo) outsources in middle of collective bargaining

The transnational restructures illegally and outsources the Warehouse Department
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

4-13-2011  Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HR
A huge step forward:
German public bank cancels financing for Miguel Facussé’s Corporación Dinant

FIAN INTERNACIONAL 

 

4-6-2011 Honduras | HR | DEMOCRATORSHIP
Democracy cannot be built on impunity
Exclusive interview with Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

3-30-2011  Honduras | U.S. | PALM | HR
With Ana María Pineda, of FIAN Honduras
“We’ve gained international visibility for the situation in Bajo Aguán”

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

3-30-2011  Honduras | HR | DEMOCRATORSHIP
Honduras mobilized against the regime
The brutal repression unleashed across the country cannot stop the National Civic Strike

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

3-22-2011  Nicaragua | TRADE UNIONS | NESTLÉ
SINPROLAC signs major Collective Agreement
The Union of Workers of Productos Lácteos S.A. renewed its collective bargaining agreement in the Matagalpa Nestlé plant, achieving substantial economic gains

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi

 

3-10-2011  Colombia | DAIRY SECTOR
Successful march to save the nation's dairy sector
Rel-UITA | Luis Alejandro Pedraza  

 

3-10-2011  Colombia | DAIRY SECTOR
United action in the dairy chain pays off
Decree banning raw milk sales will not go into effect

Salvación Agropecuaria  

 

3-9-2011  Colombia | DAIRY SECTOR
A sector for all, without exclusions
For an inclusive sector policy that favors the weak and guarantees national food security

Rel-UITA | Aurelio Suárez Montoya  

 

3-4-2011  Honduras | AGUÁN MISSION | HR
With Juan Chinchilla
“My life is still in danger and I'm holding the State and palm producers responsible”

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

3-7-2011  Honduras | INTERNATIONAL MISSION | HR
International Human Rights Mission concludes
Human rights abuses in Bajo Aguán will be denounced internationally 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

2-28-2011  Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HR
Bajo Aguán: A place where life is worthless
International Mission

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

2-24-2011  Nicaragua | AFRICAN PALM | AGUÁN MISSION
African palm pirates
Alarming social and environmental situation in southern Nicaragua

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

2-23-2011  Honduras | AFRICAN PALM | HR
International mission to assess state of human rights in Bajo Aguán
Rel-UITA will participate and cover this important initiative  Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

2-22-2011 Nicaragua | UNIONS | Nestlé
Collective bargaining set to begin at PROLACSA (Nestlé)
SINPROLAC agreed to negotiate with the company directly 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

2-21-2011 Colombia | UNIONS
CUT and CTC letter to the ILO
In view of the possibility that the ILO will remove Colombia from the list of union freedoms and human rights 
CUT | CTC

 

02-10-2011  Coca-Cola
Things are looking good for Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola celebrates its 125th anniversary with a 73 percent increase in profits

Rel-UITA | Enildo Iglesias 

 

02-07-2011  Dominican Republic | TRADE UNIONS | Nestlé
With William Tejeda
Nestlé must give workers their fair share in company profits

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

2-1-2011  Brazil | MEATPACKING
With Melquíades Araujo
Minerva: The great exporter is also a great exploiter

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

02-09-2011 Uruguay | HUMAN RIGHTS
Journalist threatened by military officers
Roger Rodríguez, Rel-UITA contributor, was threatened by military officers who posted his personal information on the Internet

Rel-UITA | Daniel Gatti 

 

1-20-2011  Brazil | MEATPACKING
With Artur Bueno de Camargo
Minerva Group negotiations at a deadlock

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez 

 

01-12-2011  Chile | Nestlé | AGROTOXIC SUBSTANCES
Chile: Agrotoxic substances everywhere... even in your soup
Nestlé baby food products and other foodstuff found to contain traces of agrotoxic substances

Rel-UITA | Enildo Iglesias  

 

1-10-2011  Honduras | AFRICAN PALM
Top peasant leader kidnapped
MUCA leader Juan Ramón Chinchilla’s life is feared to be in danger after disappearing last Saturday

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

12-10-2010  Colombia | Van Camp’s Tuna
SEATECH: A shark in tuna clothing
Violence and threats behind a screen of ethical marketing

Rel-UITA | Mål & Medel | Gunnar Brulin and Malin Klingzell-Brulin 

 

12-10-2010  Brazil | POULTRY SECTOR
Working to regulate the poultry and meatpacking sectors
Workers will have 10 minute breaks for every 50 minutes worked 
 Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín  

 

12-8-2010  Nicaragua | Nestlé
“We have to support and strengthen our union"
SINPROLAC renews commitment to defend labor and trade union rights

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi  

 

11-30-2010  Colombia | 37th CEL-IUF Meeting
With Guillermo Rivera of SINTRAINAGRO
“No more displaced peasants"
Mining project puts local communities at risk

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

11-25-2010  Brazil | PepsiCo
With Melquíades de Araujo, FETIASP
PepsiCo, “The Big Brother”
Workers mobilized to improve working conditions

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez 

 

11-24-2010  Finland | Argentina | Meat industry
With Henry Lindholm, Eila Kämäräinen, and Liisa Mery
The time is right for coordinating actions

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

11-19-2010  Honduras
New Farmers Slaughter
IUF Latin American Regional Secretary letter sent to Porfirio Lobo 
Rel-UITA 

 

11-18-2011  Dominican Republic | Nestlé
With Pepe Abreu, from CNUS
This is a manager who says: “It’s them or me”

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

11-18-2010  Puerto Rico | Unions
With José Rodríguez Vélez, MSS
Imminent Strike at Pepsico (CABCORP)

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez
 

 

11-17-2010 Nicaragua | Nestlé
SINPROLAC reports abuse and wage cuts
Workers are calling on the Labor authorities to speed up a decision against the Swiss TNC

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

11-15-2010  Argentina | Colombia | 37th CEL Meeting
With Gerónimo Venegas, of UATRE
“Agricultural workers cannot be the last priority”

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

11-12-2010  Colombia
37th CEL - IUF Meeting
Closing address by Guillermo Rivera
Heart-felt words evoking memory and a fighting spirit

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

11-10-2010  Dominican Republic - Nestlé
With Ramón Rodríguez, from CMP,

San Francisco de Macoris
Nestlé: anti-union-adrenaline addict

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

10-11-2010
37th IUF Latin American Executive Committee Meeting
Resolution 001
Antiunion actions at SEATECH

Rel-UITA | CEL-UITA 

 

11-9-2010  Argentina - Meat Industry Conference
With Carlos Figueroa, of UATRE
Brazil wants to monopolize the region's meat exports 
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

11-8-2010  Colombia - CEL
With Carlos Payares González
When life is worth less than a banana

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

11-5-2010  Colombia - CEL
With Senator Jorge Enrique Robledo
A country that does not produce its own food is doomed to disappear

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

11-4-2010 Uruguay - Unions - Beverages
With José Oxley, SOEN
“We reached an unprecedented agreement”

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez 

 

11-3-2010  Colombia
37th IUF Latin American Executive Committee Meeting
CUT recognition to IUF Latin America

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

11-3-2010  Colombia
37th IUF Latin American Executive

Committee Meeting begins
Mass participation of delegates from throughout the region 
Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi
 

 

 

11-2-2010 Uruguay - Coca Cola
An agreement in principle defuses the conflict
Successful negotiation in the Beverage Sector

Rel-UITA Carlos Amorín
 

 

11-1-2010 Uruguay - Beverage Sector
Coca Cola Plant occupied
With Gustavo Sotelo, STCC

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

10-29-2010 El Salvador
IUF Mission acknowledges progress in the country's labor policies
It calls for improved conditions to establish a true tripartite social dialogue and salutes Salvadorian trade unionists on their day

Rel-UITA
| UITA

 

10-27-2010 Argentina - MEATPACKING
With Alberto Fantini
We're still in time to make our voices heard | 2nd Conference of Mercosur Meat Industry Workers

Rel-UITA
| Carlos Amorín 

 

10-26-2010  Argentina - MEATPACKING
The best way to face our challenges and threats is by organizing
Second Conference of Mercosur Meat Industry Workers 
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín  

 

10-22-2010 Dominican Republic - Nestlé
With Elvis Duarte
Nestlé fails to honor its word

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez  

 

10-20-2010 Italy - Brazil - JBS
International Solidarity with

FRIBOI - Campo Grande Workers
Letter from the Italian Federation of Agroindustry Workers 
Rel-UITA | FLAI - CGIL  

 

10-20-2010 Italy - Brazil - JBS
International Solidarity
JBS' "contradictory" consistency
Press release from the Italian Federation of Agroindustry Workers

Rel-UITA | FLAI-CGIL 

 

10-18-2010  Brazil - MEATPACKING - JBS
JBS Group - Friboi not only exploit its workers, it humiliates them
Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín  

 

10-15-2010  Uruguay - MEATPACKING - Marfrig
With Mariano Ebert, of ALPEC
Fear and slaughtering at Marfrig 900 workers forced on the dole

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

10-8-2010  Uruguay - Coca-Cola
With Gustavo Sotelo, of STCC
Antiunion pressures at Coca-Cola

Rel-UITA | Beatriz Sosa Martinez 

 

10-6-2010 Argentina - FATAGA Congress
“At Coca Cola Polar our struggle was beautiful”
With union leaders from Neuquén

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias 

 

10-4-2010  Nicaragua - UNIONS
With Daniel Reyes, SUT-INARSA
“Coca Cola FEMSA wants to restructure and outsource the Sales Area”

Rel-UITA | Giorgio Trucchi 

 

9-7-2010  Colombia - TRADE UNIONS
Second ITUC World Congress
Nothing but protocol and a mere formality

Rel-UITA l Luis Alejandro Pedraza  

 

9-20-2010  Colombia - FLOWERS
With Aidé Silva, president of UNTRAFLORES
Flower industry workers brutally beaten

Rel-UITA l Amalia Antúnez  

 

9-16-2010  Nestlé
Track record of Ivan Zurita, president

of Nestlé Brazil 
Rel-UITA l Enildo Iglesias  

 

9-14-2010  Brazil - AGROFUELS
National presentation of the documentary “Hands Drenched in Ethanol"
Rel-UITA l Carlos Amorín  

 

9-13-2010 Honduras - AFRICAN OIL PALM
How much more peasant blood to be shed?
Another MUCA member murdered amid the accomplice silence of the authorities

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi 

 

9-6-2010  Colombia | Antiunion Tuna
Van Camp's recipes
Capitalist sharks and canned workers

Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias  

 

9-3-2010  Panama – Repression in Changuinola
“Mister President: Repeal Law 30,” Antonio Smith's widow demands
With Catalina Guerra de Smith

Rel-UITA l Gerardo Iglesias 

 

9-01-2010  Ecuador - TRADE UNIONS
“I gave my life for this government”
With Mauro Romero

Rel-UITA l Gerardo Iglesias 

 

8-26-2010  Honduras – UNIONS- Coca Cola
3rd Meeting of the FELATRAC Executive Committee
“A very positive and trust-building meeting”
With Pablo Quiroga

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi 

 


8-23-2010 Honduras - UNIONS - Coca Cola
3rd Meeting of the FELATRAC Executive Committee
“Accumulating and assembling forces, defining and developing strategies”

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi 

 

8-18-2010 Honduras – African oil palm
Brutal murder of MUCA members
Intensified spate of violence in Bajo Aguán

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi  

 

8-16-2010  Panamá - Coca Cola
New Collective Agreement Signed
With Alejandro John

Rel-UITA l Amalia Antúnez 

 

8-13-2010  Nicaragua - Coca Cola
New Collective Agreement
Important progress in economic terms and job security

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi 

 

8-13-2010  Argentina - Meat
Special pensions for workers from the poultry industry
“This decision should not be seen as a privilege, but rather as a well-deserved right”, said Fantini

Rel-UITA l Crónica Sindical  

 

8-4-2010 Colombia - TRADE UNIONS
The invisible human cost of beauty
With Alejandro Torres of UNTRAFLORES

Rel-UITA l Gerardo Iglesias

 

8-3-2010  Honduras - AFRICAN PALM
Single-crop agriculture is destroying our ancestral land and our culture
With Miriam Miranda, of OFRANEH

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi  

 

7-22-2010 Uruguay - UNIONS - Coca Cola
The Union of Coca Cola workers is in a pre-conflict situation
With Gustavo Sotelo

Rel-UITA l Amalia Antúnez  

 

7-16-2010   Panama - Law 30 + repression
Heading for a civil dictatorship
With Alejandro John

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

7-14-2010  Panama - LAW 30 AND REPRESSION
Successful general strike
With Alejandro John

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

7-9-2010  Pakistan – Coca Cola
International Campaign due to conflict in Coca Cola Pakistan
With Hidayat Greenfield

Rel-UITA | Beatriz Sosa Martínez

 

7-9-2010  Canada - SSE
Integration with trade unions is key to the success of Social/Solidarity Economy initiatives
With Nancy Neamtan, of RIPESS

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín 

 

7-14-2010  Panama - Law 30 + repression
“It was a massacre”
With Ricardo Abrego

Rel-UITA l Amalia Antúnez 

 

7-12-2010  Panama – TRADE UNIONS
Banana workers brutally repressed
With Guillermo Puga

Rel-UITA | Amalia Antúnez 

 

6-30-2010  Latin America - Europe - UNIONS
Faced with similar challenges, more coordination
Meeting Rel-UITA - EFFAT

Rel-UITA  

 

25-6-2010 Dominican Republic - PepsiCo
Union freedem:
scarce right at Frito-Lay Dominicana

With Ramón Alexander Mosquea
Rel-UITA l Beatriz Sosa Martínez 

 

6-24-2010  Brazil - MEAT INDUSTRY
Technical Commission to be created with companies for the elimination of occupational diseases in the poultry industry
With Siderlei de Oliveira
Rel-UITA l Carlos Amorín 

 

6-21-2010 Honduras - AFRICAN OIL PALM
Blood again in Bajo Aguan
Murder of another member of MUCA

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi  

 

 6-9-2010 Brazil – Nestlé
Ministry of Labor fines Nestlé
for imposing long working hours

Rel-UITA | Carlos Amorín

 

6-9-2010 Guatemala – Agatha Storm
Material Losses are Incalculable
With Noe Ramirez, from SITRABI

Rel-UITA l Carlos Amorín 

 

6-7-2010 Argentina – UNIONS
ATILRA and Decent Work
A daily struggle waged on multiple fronts

Rel-UITA l Gerardo Iglesias

 

6-4-2010  Peru - Nestlé
How much longer?
At Nestlé Peru there’s no such thing as management-union dialogue

Rel-UITA l Enildo Iglesias  

 

5-31-2010 Honduras - DEMOCRATORSHIP
“Don't forget Honduras”
The National Popular Resistance Front in Europe
With Carlos H. Reyes

Rel-UITA l Gerardo Iglesias 

 

5-27-2010 Nicaragua - Parmalat
Parmalat defies judicial authorities
Company disregards order to reinstate union leader unfairly dismissed

Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi  

 

5-25-2010  Peru - Nestlé
When words mean different things to different people
While in Mexico the word “pendejo” is used to denote a “jerk” or a “fool,” in Peru it’s used with the opposite meaning of “cunning” or “clever” 
Rel-UITA l Enildo Iglesias  

 

5-25-2010 Sweden – Hotel workers
HRF stops precarious work
With Therese Hulthen 
Rel-UITA l Beatriz Sosa Martínez 

 

5-24-2010 Brazil - MEATPACKING - JBS Friboi
Workers at global meatpacking giant FRIBOI secure an agreement
The agreement was reached at the Mato Grosso do Sul plant, with significant gains for workers 
Rel-UITA l CONTAC

 

5-24-2010  Honduras - DEMOCRATORSHIP
“They want to frighten, discredit and divide us. But they're not going to get their way!”  With Carlos Reyes  Rel-UITA l Giorgio Trucchi 

 

5-24-2010  Colombia - CONFLICT IN PALO ALTO
Cowardly murder at Palo Alto establishment
With Guillermo Rivera 
Rel-UITA l Amalia Antúnez 

 

5-21-2010  Colombia – MURDER IN PALO ALTO
Letter from IUF Latin America to the President of Colombia
Murder in Palo Alto  Rel-UITA

 

5-21-2010  Colombia
Colombia: 48 violent deaths a day
Homicides up by more than 2,0000 cases in 2009, resulting in the highest violent death toll of the last five years 
Elespectador.com  

 

5-18-2010 Guatemala - UNIONS
Collective Agreement Signed between SITINCA and Coca Cola
With Augusto Salazar 
Rel-UITA l Beatriz Sosa Martínez 

 

5-14-2010  Uruguay - Bimbo
Simón and the Bear
Bimbo admits responsibility in worker’s death and pays US$ 160,000 in damages

Rel-UITA l Roger Rodríguez  

 

5-14-2010 Finland – Mobilization
Food Union Struggle
With Henri Lindholm  Rel-UITA l Beatriz Sosa Martínez

 

13-5-2010 Brazil GDT 2010
CONTAG’s 16th Cry of the Earth concludes
“One of the most successful negotiations in the life of our organization”. With Alberto Broch  Rel-UITA l Carlos Amorín
 

5-11-2010 Brazil - HEALTH - Poultry Industry
CONTAC to meet with Labor Authority
The meeting is scheduled for May 14

Rel-UITA l CONTAC

 

5-10-2010 Argentina - UATRE
Rural Literacy Program (PAR)
“Pulling down the blindfold”
Con Carolina Llanos  Rel-UITA | Gerardo Iglesias


5-10-2010  Italy - UNIONS
13th National Congress of FILCAMS
“Towards a sustainable future for the services sector"
  With Gabriele Guglielmi

Rel-UITA |
Giorgio Trucchi
 

5-6-2010 Argentina - UATRE
A key to people's freedom
and to the dignification of rural families

Rural Literacy Program (PAR)
Rel-UITA |